Monroeville

Monroeville Council approves hiring of new municipal solicitor

Monroeville's longtime solicitor, Bruce Dice & Associates, has resigned and was replaced Tuesday by Monroeville Council with the Law Office of Robert J. Wratcher. Dice did ...

Pitcairn acts on eyesore vehicles, demolition plans

Pitcairn Council approved several measures Monday night that officials believe are beginning steps toward a goal of cleaning up the borough this year and making ...

Monroeville Council discusses teaming with Wilkins, Churchill on comprehensive plan update, grant

Monroeville officials are considering applying for a state grant to help fund a new comprehensive plan in a cooperative agreement with Wilkins and Churchill. "It ...

Monroeville's Smashburger still closed; no leads on who crashed stolen bus

The Smashburger restaurant in Monroeville remains closed after it was damaged last November when a stolen school bus was crashed into the Vitamin Shoppe next ...

Identity, cause of death released in fatal Jan. 22 fire in Monroeville

Officials have released the name of a woman killed in a house fire on Old Ramsey Road last month. Rick Lorah, supervisor with the Allegheny County ...

Beekeepers to discuss how to safeguard colonies at Monroeville seminar

Beekeepers from Pennsylvania and neighboring states will gather in Monroeville to participate in an annual seminar for bee enthusiasts this month. Nearly 400 people attended last ...

Gateway High School robotics team gearing up for state competition

One of Gateway High School's robotics teams is preparing to head to a state competition in March. "I'm excited," said Hailey Kopp, 15, a freshman ...

SEAL to receive Medal of Honor in Afghanistan rescue operation that killed Monroeville serviceman

President Obama will present the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL for his role in a dramatic nighttime raid of a Taliban compound that ...

Some question chloramine use in Monroeville's water supplier switch

As the date nears for Monroeville's switch to the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County for its water supply, some residents are questioning the safety of ...

Pitcairn Council president wants decision by June on fate of borough Internet service

Pitcairn leaders are trying to determine how to keep the borough-owned cable television and Internet services going, but rising network demands and impending hardware upgrades ...

Monroeville officials hail Gander Mountain's impending arrival

Monroeville officials are looking forward to the opening of Gander Mountain this spring. The outdoor specialty store is going into the former Hills and Roomful ...

Gateway Middle School student's run ends on Food Network show

Alex Portis reached the end of his run on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" on Monday's episode, but his elimination won't be the end of ...

2 members object as Gateway board OKs joining land bank

Gateway School Board voted 7-2 on Jan. 21 to join a land bank that will work to rehabilitate blighted properties. The multi-municipality land bank is ...

Grant to fund children's Discover Your Creativity classes at Monroeville library

The Monroeville Public Library soon will offer more opportunities for kids to use their imaginations with its new Discover Your Creativity classes. The library received ...

Monroeville boy advances again on 'Kids Baking Championship'

Alex Portis has made it halfway through Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship." A Monroeville resident, Alex, 12, survived another elimination round on Monday's episode. He ...

Series exploring Monroeville's religions, interfaith dialogue through March 14

About 40 people came to Monroeville United Methodist Church on Monday to learn about other religions as part of the church's new series, "Understanding the ...

Marine Corps League unit gets new commandant

After serving as Marine Corps League Forbes Trail Detachment 797 commandant for two years, Gregory George of Monroeville passed the torch of the unit's command ...

ACLU, ministerium happy with Monroeville's moment-of-silence decision

Political and religious leaders in Monroeville say they anticipate positive changes from the municipality's decision to replace prayer at its council meetings with a moment ...

Former North Huntingdon church volunteer admits to child porn charge

A former youth volunteer at a Westmoreland County church admitted Wednesday in federal court that he distributed child pornography, according to court records. Andrew Patterson, 46, ...

Monroeville boy advances again on Food Network show

Gateway Middle School student Alex Portis continues to impress the judges on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" and avoid elimination. Alex, 12, a Monroeville resident, ...


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